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Forest Park, Illinois: Memorial to Circus Train Wreck Dead Team Field Report

Woodlawn Cemetery

7600 W. Cermak Rd, Forest Park, IL
In the Showmen's Rest section of Woodlawn Cemetery. Entrance on the east side of Des Plaines Ave. just north of 22nd St./W. Cermak Rd. Ask for directions to the Showmen's Rest section.
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Memorial to Circus Train Wreck Dead

Elephant statues mark the mass grave of over 50 Hagenbeck-Wallace circus workers killed in a doomed train. Report...

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Showmen's Rest.

Memorial to Circus Train Wreck Dead

After you turn in to the cemetery, make a left. The Showmen's Rest is just past the office.

[William, 02/07/2015]
Memorial to Circus Train Wreck Dead

Every summer there is a memorial service for all who were put to rest during this tragedy and all clowns that have passed on for International Clown Week. So if you want to enjoy a heap o' clowns in a cemetery, this is for you!! Face painting and fun for the kiddies to boot!

[Ms. Kirsten, 06/07/2014]

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